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Tulsa World’s series on mental illness

Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma was part of the recent Tulsa World series, “Hitting Home,” on homelessness and mental illness. As mentioned in the series, Oklahoma ranks second in the nation in the prevalence of mental illness. As one of the 14 Oklahoma community mental health centers, Counseling & Recovery Services is a critical part of […]

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Become a Love and Logic Parent©

Want answers and actions to use for difficult moments in parenting? Need these skills before the holidays? Attend Becoming a Love and Logic Parent©. This parenting course teaches simple techniques that are effective with all children, from toddlers to teens. A one-day, brown bag workshop will occur from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. […]

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High school senior thanks CALM staff

Staff at the CALM Center, a 24/7 crisis center for youth ages 10-17, recently received a unique thank you for helping change a girl’s life. A young woman who came to the CALM Center in 2012 with major depression created a charcoal drawing and brought it to Life Skills Coach Tabitha Byrd to thank Tabitha […]

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Wraparound, police help youth, families

Wraparound Tulsa Assistant Director Stephanie Taylor shared information about Wraparound, CALM Center and the agency’s other children’s services with more than 250 Tulsa police officers and supervisors in March and April. Stephanie was invited to speak by Susannah Ralston, Tulsa Police Department’s Mental Health Liaison Officer. In addition to the presentation, Stephanie gave each officer […]

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Safety plans help regulate emotions

Do you have things or people that “trigger” negative thinking, emotions or behavior? A safety plan can help you better manage those difficult emotions. Trauma and stress can alter the way people think and behave. Most of us have experienced trauma or adversity. As a Sanctuary agency, Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma looks at […]

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April is Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Month Child Abuse Prevention is more than just detecting physical or sexual abuse. Children also experience physical, educational, emotional and chronic neglect that puts them at risk. The link below gives information about all of these issues. It also has great tips and fact sheets for […]

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Children & Divorce

Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma staff often cares for children who are in crisis due to divorce. Communicating with children is critical to avoid trauma during a divorce. Counseling & Recovery Services can help with assessment, individual therapy and more intense services such as Wraparound Tulsa and the CALM Center.

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2013 Annual Report: Seeds of Success

A 16-year-old girl contemplating suicide came to the CALM Center for help. During her stay, she helped create the safety tree, above, a lasting message of hope for youth who come behind her. A staff member was working on the tree late one night when the girl asked if she could help. Together, they painted […]

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CALM Center open; Tulsa, Sand Springs offices close Christmas Day

The CALM Center, a crisis center for children ages 10-17, will remain open 24/7 throughout the holidays to serve youth with a behavioral, emotional or substance abuse crisis. The Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma outpatient offices in Tulsa, 7010 S. Yale, and Sand Springs, 401 E. Broadway, will close on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day only. […]

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CALM Center wish list

The CALM Center is a 24/7 facility serving youth ages 10-17 in a behavioral, emotional or substance abuse crisis. Youth often arrive with only the clothes that they are wearing. The CALM Center provides behavioral health treatment during a seven-day stay. Youth need changes of clothes, toiletries, bedding, towels, books and games to make their […]

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